For many hip-hop fans, it’s hard to believe that it’s been 25 years since Long Island’s De La Soul released their seminal 3 Feet High and Rising, showcasing the trio’s laid-back flow, eclectic samples and carefully crafted lyrics. Earlier this year, on Valentine’s Day, in celebration of 3 Feet High’s silver anniversary, the group gave away all of their music via free download as a love letter to their fans for years of loyalty. While they haven’t released any new music since 2012’s Plug 1 & Plug 2 Present… First Serve, a new album titled You’re Welcome reportedly is in the works. But for now, De La Soul are touring behind their landmark anniversary, which is reason enough to see them live.
Mon., Dec. 1, 8 p.m., 2014
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